US intelligence has concluded that Russian forces are ready to invade Ukraine at any time, if ordered. President Obama called on Russia to pull its troops back from the border. Ukraine meanwhile is collecting 50 cent phone-in donations to fund its military.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kyiv (Kiev), the capital of Ukraine. Russian translator Marian Schwartz reads a short passage from "The White Guard," Mikhail Bulgakov's novel set in the city of Kyiv.